The Secret Guests: Banville’s royal ramblings are a rich delight

Fiction: Writing as BW Black, the Irish novelist throws another literary curveball with a counterfactual historical romance

23rd February, 2020
The Secret Guests: Banville’s royal ramblings are a rich delight
John Banville’s latest novel imagines the princesses Elizabeth and Margaret secretly travelling to Ireland during the Second World War. Picture: Bryan Meade

The Secret Guests

By BW Black

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